What does Going For Adds mean?
- When a radio station reports a song as an "Add" that means they have made a commitment to give that song airplay.
- BDS clients that are promoting songs to radio can list their songs as "Going For Adds". Radio stations then receive a weekly email showing which songs are Going For Adds that week. Radio stations can also see which songs are Going For Adds on the website that they use to report their Adds and Playlists (www.bdsadds.com/bdsreports).
- If you are a BDS client please email email@example.com with the Subject "Going For Adds". Please include song title, artist name, label info, the airplay format(s) being impacted and the date the song is Going For Adds.
- Going For Adds are always either a Monday or Tuesday date (depending on the airplay format). The weekly email will show songs that are Going for Adds next week. So a "Going For Adds" date of Monday September 21st, for example, would be listed in the email sent on Monday September 14th.
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What are BDSradio Power Adds?
BDS Power Adds show all songs that have received 7 or more monitored spins at a given radio station over the past 7 days. NOTE: Only songs that have never received 7 or more monitored spins in any prior 7-day period at that station qualify for Power ...
Why are some Adds automatically calculated in Music Tracking?
An "Add" represents a commitment by a radio station to put a particular song into rotation. Stations that report to the Billboard airplay charts login to www.bdsadds.com/bdsreports and report their new Adds each week. Monitored radio stations that ...
What does the Most Added feature in BDSRealtime show me?
The first time a station plays a song 7 or more times within a week it is flagged within the Most Added feature in BDSRealtime. You can view this information by song, by station, or by format. The information is updated in realtime as the spins ...
What does right clicking on a chart in Music Tracking do?
The Overview button in Music Tracking (the icon that looks like a globe on the toolbar) will bring up a chart in Music Tracking. Right click anywhere on that page to: Show Currents Only Export to Excel Add/Remove Columns (including a column showing ...
I am trying to report a song as an Add and can't find it in your database.
For radio stations who report Adds or Playlists to www.bdsadds.com/bdsreports If you are trying to report an Add to www.bdsadds.com/bdsreports and can't find it in our database you might be spelling the artist name or song title differently. Less is ...